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Jan 25, 2013 1:00am PST
. but she introduced legislation banning 150 assault weapons is the former mayor of san francisco. she came to office as the direct result of a notorious shooting, an assassination. the story from chief congressional correspondent, dana bash. >> reporter: for dianne feinstein, it's personal. >> i became mayor as a product of assassination. both mayor mosconi and supervisor harvey milk have been shot and killed. >> reporter: the death of her colleagues including harvey milk, the first openly gay public official in america, was so traumatic, she rarely discusses it. you were someone who was very close to a tragic shooting. but here at the launch of her push to renew the assault weapons ban, she answered in graphic detail. >> i was the one that found supervisor milk's body. and i was the one to put a finger in a bullet hole, trying to get a pulse. once you have been through one of these episodes, once you see what the crime scene is like, it isn't like the movies. it changes your view of weapons. >> reporter: she put on an elaborate event, even getting special permission from d.c. and cap
Jan 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
been planting high-speed rail between san francisco and los angeles for more than ten years. as word pointed out in this program before, just by ten years and billions pledged, not a single piece of track on that line has been built. where is the rest of the money gone? some of the money, believe it or not, went to vermont, a state with no big cities, little congestion. as drew griffin found out, very few rail passengers and even fewer trains. >> reporter: it was a $50 million federal grant, tax dollars bringing high-speed rail to vermont. sleek, fast trains taking d.c.ers and new yorkers up to the tranquil countryside and quaint towns of the green mountain state. now, all the work is done. listen. and watch as those trains and your tax dollars whiz by. it's not that vermont has done anything wrong with the money, in fact they did a pretty good job. they came in on time, on budget. they even got the local freight company to kick in another $18 million to improve the rails here. the real problem is, hardly anybody is riding the rails in vermont. i could stand here almost all day long,
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am EST
chicken wings over the super bowl weekend. enough to stretch from san francisco to baltimore 27 times. suddenly 26,000 pounds of stolen wings seems poultry -- paltry in comparison. thank you very much. do you know the way to get the most out of your chicken wing is not to cram it in blue cheese dressing and gnaw on it like a caveman? you're supposed to debone it, but don't take it from me, take it from an expert. >> you pick up the wings on either end, and pull in opposite directions. a little twist, and twist, and pull. and voila,
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
having two children. after age 37, she was hired by the "san francisco chronicle" to write an advice column. for the next three decades, she was the most powerful advice columnist in the country. her only real rival was her twin sister, ann landers. which brings us to tonight's number, 100 million, that's the daily readership of the syndicated dear abby column. in this day and age of online, face book, twitter, that's old school and that's impressive. she was not a typical newspaper writer. in the process, she built an empire that includes books, games, and a show. she began cowriting with her daughter who took over the column full time. i love reading the column. you learn so much about people. you get inspired. sometimes you feel sad and sometimes you laugh aloud. to all of the other writers and fans, we all owe a big debt to dear abby. >> good evening, everyone. a big night on many fronts. a very scary, fluid situation in the northern african country of alger algeria. conflicting reports of americans held hostage there in the operation that took place today by algerian forces. and
Search Results 0 to 17 of about 18 (some duplicates have been removed)